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He’s not a babysitter, he’s a dad!

My husband always has the best experiences when grocery shopping with our two boys.    “People were so nice!” he’ll recall. “One lady held the door open, and another offered to entertain Theo while we were waiting in the checkout line.” Managers offer them free samples, and strangers return the grocery cart with a wink […]

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Autism Awareness, Acceptance, and Action

Our family doesn’t need a month to be aware of autism. We live autism 24/7/365 because all three of my sons are autistic. When I let people know that (because sometimes I need to explain their behavior), I usually get the same responses: “Wow.” (Tell me about it.) “But they’re high functioning, right?” (Nope.) “I don’t […]

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Story time with our children is more than the books we read and has it's own phases.

Story Time Then Vs. Now: Tell Me More Stories Mom!

The transition of story time has been pretty cool when I stop to think about it. It follows a circle of life pattern actually. The beginning… When my daughter was in the womb, I’d sit in the rocking chair in her freshly painted nursery (with elephant and monkey’s to complement the neutral theme), and I’d […]

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SAYING GOODBYETO THE PACIFIER!

Saying “Goodbye” to the Pacifier

There are two moments that I look back on as the scariest moments so far of my motherhood. The first was almost two years ago when my husband and I drove away from the hospital with our newborn. The second was in late February when I stood in our daughter’s room with a pair of […]

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5 Lessons I’ve Learned as a Single Mom

Single parenting is not for the faint of heart. No wonder there is a National Single Parent’s Day. While I am currently in the midst of blending my family and hanging up my single parent status, the lessons learned are ever present. As with parenting in any situation, parenting solo comes with the good, the […]

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